Uzo Iwobi OBE

Uzo is a qualified lawyer called to the Nigerian Bar. In 2004, she founded the very first African Community Centre (ACC) in Wales and serves as chairperson for ACC.

Uzo received the Swansea Bay Woman of the Year (Community Achievement) Award, A Recognising Achievement Award for her contributions to race equality in Wales in 2010 and also received a Lifetime Achievement Award for her voluntary contributions to UK Communities from the National Association of Nigerian Communities.

Uzo served with the Commission for Racial Equality UK as a Commissioner until it merged with the Equality and Human Rights Commission in October 2007.

She received a Community Award, the Black History Outstanding Black Women's Award in 2015.

She also serves as the Chief Executive of the Race Council Cymru, a strategic body which champions race equality, integration and racial justice in Wales.